Thursday, April 2, 2008 - "Nurse Without Boundaries"
Robert M. Hazen is Senior Research Scientist at the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution in Washington DC and Clarence Robinson Professor of Earth Science at George Mason University. Among the most versatile and prolific scientists active today, Dr. Hazen has published over twenty books and more than 330 articles for audiences ranging from the scholarly to the general public. His Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy was a bestseller and has been translated into a dozen languages. The recipient of numerous honors and awards, he sits on several boards and committees, most of which strive to expand scientific knowledge among the American people. He was a leading member of the committee of the National Academy of Sciences which drafted the national standards on the teaching of evolution. He will speak on Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origins on Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Watkins Auditorium of the Boling University Center. Robert Hazen is also a 2008 Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer.